Books tagged: steam locomotives

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Rocket Boy - Eyewitness to the Early Railways
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 7,420. Language: English. Published: September 10, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
This is the eyewitness account of Edward Entwistle, who drove the famous steam locomotive 'Rocket' during the opening of the world's first passenger railway, and his long life in England and the United States. It is one of the most inportant documents concerning the early years of transport ever produced.
1872 Chicago Illinois Directory of Firemen
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Price: $3.75 USD. Words: 5,390. Language: English. Published: July 21, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Transportation » Railroads / History
I am publishing a directory of firemen who worked for the city of Chicago, various railroads, and numerous businesses in 1872. My research is taken from the United States Business Directory of 1872. 1872 was the year that followed the great conflagration, i.e the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-10, 1871.Putting out fires was handled by steam engines that were often pulled by teams of horses.
The Obedience of Fools
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Price: Free! Words: 71,450. Language: British English. Published: November 4, 2013. Category: Fiction » Thriller & suspense » General
A secret long hidden, the record tucked away in a notebook, and someone thinks that it is the key to a valuable commodity. Hidden away, spirited away when steam disappeared and diesels took command of the rails. Alfred Burke knows the details and they are valuable, in his head or encrypted into his notebook is irrelevant. There are those who want them